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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Imperial Stout
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Imperial Irish Stout
Note: Brewed to a different recipe than the 2006 version.
Previously 7%


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1623) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
A solid brew but not nearly as delicious as the Celebration stout. Pours out a dark muddy brown with a thin tan head. The nose is heavy with roasted malts, coffee, vanilla and chocolate. Mild flavour profile with a light sweetness and a moderately heavy roasty bitterness. A good heavy brew with a solid flavour

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (716) - Nantes, FRANCE - OCT 23, 2013
On tap. Roasted, salty, creamy aroma, hint of smoke. Black colour. Good stable light brown head. The flavour is creamy and nicely roasted. Has a little salt liquorice and a hint of smoke in the finish. Good mouthfeel. N

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10386) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle. Black. Roast, coffee and licorice in the aroma. Licorice, apple syrup and roast in the slightly alcoholic flavor. Medium bodied. Licorice and coffee in the finish. Not too sweet. Well made stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pringao_Toribi (255) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
Strong beer, only for the brave who dare to drink this dark gold, a too quick and rough escalation between the licorice taste and the bread toast aftertaste, alcoholic to coffee aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (2571) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle. Brownish black with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Flavour is toasted liquorice, dark fruity malt on a long dry burnt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2667) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2013
Bottled. Pours black with a medium sized, creamy, beige head, that leaves an excellent lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, chocolate and licorice. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and with bitter notes. Quite full bodied, oily text and soft to flat carb. A very nice English style imy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolas510 (668) - SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2013
Kolsvart med stort ljusbrunt skum som stannar på kanten! Mycket rostade dofter och lite söt! Smaken är kaffe och lite lakrits samt en del alkohol! Bättre än väntat!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2013
From YNWA Bottle shop, Kolding, DK. Bottle, 100813. Black with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavor with coffee, alcohol and some caramel

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7150) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle. High lasting creamy brown head. Pitch blakc body. Roasted malt coffee liquorice aroma. Nicely hopped and yet smood and creamy roasted malt coffee liquorice flavor. Low carbonation. Long bittersweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2249) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
Dark back, off white head, some lacing. Roasted coffee aroma, but the flavour is too subdued to be a truly great imperial stout. Good, but weak for the style.


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